General Accounting Specialist – GROWMARK, Inc. – Bloomington, IL
GROWMARK is a regional cooperative with annual sales of $7.0 billion providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK is ranked fourth on the NCB Co-op 100 listing of the nation?s 100 highest revenue-earning cooperative businesses.? GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. GROWMARK is large enough to offer solid career opportunities, but small enough to provide a family-oriented, welcoming environment and great benefits.See what it's like to work at GROWMARK:??https://youtu.be/IsXYA-oaFYo??PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT?The General Accounting Specialist has various responsibilities related to ensuring and maintaining the accuracy of general ledger system accounting inputs, overhead and related accounting close and reporting processes, uploading and analyzing inputs from selected retail divisions and subsidiaries and monthly fixed asset processing.?ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS?Performs accounting functions for selected GROWMARK retail divisions and subsidiaries, including preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger accounts, reconciliation of bank accounts, and the preparation of financial statements.This job function involves communication with several GROWMARK departments and accounting personnel.?Responsible for the? preparation of various account reconciliations and account analysis.? Investigates and communicates unusual transactions.Maintains the fixed asset records for all U.S. retail divisions using SAP fixed asset module.?Responsible for resolving overhead questions and overhead analysis requests from divisions, departments, and facility managers.?Prepares monthly and quarterly reports for inclusion into the GROWMARK financial statements.? Maintains overhead allocation processes in order to produce accurate monthly overhead financial statements.?Responsible for routing AFE?s and ASD?s using Image Now.?Prepares and processes various insurance premiums within GROWMARK and subsidiaries.?Assists supervisor with other activities relating to general overhead including: internal and external audit reports, and other special studies.?OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS?Follows GROWMARK?s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.?Performs all other duties as assigned.?REQUIREMENTS?Normally requires a degree in accounting or the equivalent thereof, and/or related work experience to demonstrate the knowledge of fixed assets and general accounting.?Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.?Must have and maintain a valid driver?s license and satisfactory driving record.?Ability to work hours above those considered normal to meet accounting deadlines.?Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK?s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.?We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.?Apply for this job.